May 2022

May 5, 2022
Dr. Hao Wang, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been selected by American Society of Civil Engineer (ASCE) to receive the 2022 Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize. The prize, named after ASCE past president Walter L. Huber, is awarded to members of ASCE for notable achievements in research related to civil engineering.

April 2022

April 26, 2022
SoE Team Publishes Study Comparing Rain Garden Drainage Alternatives  

February 2022

February 2, 2022
CEE alumnus Robert Kudenchak, MBA, LEED AP BD+C, CHST, STSC received the Building Design + Construction Media Top 40 under 40 award. The award is given to Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Industry stars who are making their mark in business, philanthropy, and in their communities.

January 2022

January 20, 2022
New Center of Excellence to assess crowd threats and solutions to help keep people safe Rutgers University is a member of the consortium of 10 universities led by Northeastern University that was recently appointed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to combat soft target terrorist and criminal attacks on schools, hospitals, shopping malls, and sports arenas.

December 2021

December 20, 2021
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering industry advisory board member and School of Engineering alumnus Andrew Ciancia was recently certified as a Diplomat, Geotechnical Engineering (D.GE) by the Academy of Geo-professionals. Ciancia is chairman of the board of Langan Engineering, Environmental, Surveying, Landscape Architecture, and Geology, a premier provider of integrated land development engineering and environmental consulting services. Ciancia holds bachelor's and master's degrees in civil engineering from Rutgers.

November 2021

November 17, 2021
At the American Council of Engineering Companies of New Jersey’s (ACECNJ) 50th Annual Engineering Excellence Awards Banquet in July, Department of Civil Engineering professor and chair Nenad Gucunski was recognized as the 2021 Educator of the Year.   The award honors educators in engineering who have both positively impacted the profession by inspiring the next generation of engineers and who also, as professors or administrators in New Jersey engineering schools, are leaders in the field.  
November 16, 2021
According to civil and environmental engineering professor Monica Mazurek, New Jersey commuters driving into Manhattan are only part of the problem when it comes to addressing traffic congestion and air polution in New York City and the metropolitan region.  In a November 2, 2021 op-ed in the New Jersey Star-Ledger, Mazurek addresses the approach policymakers have turned to since 2007 of raising tolls and restricting roadway access to help reduce traffic congestion and air pollution in New York City, and yet both problems continue to impact the metropolitan region.

October 2021

October 22, 2021
CEE students Lysandra Rodas and Edwin Brew attended the Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC 2021) as part of the WEF InFLOW (Introducing Future Leaders to Opportunities in Water) program. Dr. Nicole Fahrenfeld attended the conference with the students. The WEF InFLOW is a program to enhance diversity and inclusion in the water workforce.

July 2021

July 23, 2021
“The best management is early intervention.” – Nenad Gucunski On the night of June 24, 2021, Champlain Towers South, a 40-year-old 12-story beachfront condominium building in Surfside, Florida partially collapsed. On Sunday, July 4, the rest of the building was demolished. A month later, 97 bodies have been recovered from the 22 million pounds of debris that have been cleared from the site. Once the recovery efforts end, the forensic investigation into the cause of the tragic collapse will begin in earnest.
July 16, 2021
Able to climb stairs, navigate rough terrain, and respond to commands, the mobile robotic dog, “Spot,” offers Rutgers CEE and CAIT researchers an autonomous technology for innovations in infrastructure maintenance and repair Robots are an emerging force in the infrastructure repair and maintenance industry. From flying drones to smart and autonomous robotic systems, these innovations are poised to make a dynamic contribution to infrastructure repair and maintenance activities.